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Politics | Omar/Tlaib/Ocasio-Cortez

Minneapolis Public School Has Kids Color Pictures Of Ilhan Omar. Public Schools Haven't Been So Kind About Trump. | Dail

Public school students in Minnesota are being instructed to write reports on Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and color photos of the controversial Democrat, a report from Powerline claims:

Politics | Omar/Tlaib/Ocasio-Cortez

Democrat Rashida Tlaib Meets With Terrorist Supporter, Extreme Anti-Israel Activist, Report Says

Far-left Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) reportedly met with a terrorist supporter and extreme anti-Israel activist in her congressional office in Washington, D.C., in mid-April.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

It's time for a 'Congressional Jewish Caucus'

Politicians in both parties now traffic in dangerous anti-Semitic tropes with relative impunity.

News | News

Jewish Democrats Slam Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Over Comment That Cutting US Aid to Israel Should Be ‘On the Table’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at a rally in New York City. Photo: Reuters / Caitlin Ochs. Freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) …

News | Fun With Islam

Ilhan Omar Uses Iconic Words From George Bush To Defend Her 9/11 Comments. The Internet Erupts. | Daily Wire

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) used iconic words former president George W. Bush made at Ground Zero atop a heap of rubble in New York City in September 2001 to defend her widely-criticized remarks trivializing the 9/11 terrorist attack that claimed thousands of

Politics | Malfeasance

Ilhan Omar calls for release of Egyptian prisoner with terrorist ties | The Jerusalem post

On her Twitter page last week, Omar demanded that U.S. President Donald Trump push for the release of a senior member of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, Hoda Abdelmonem.

Politics | Trump Politics

Blame Activists, Cartels for Crisis at Border, Not Trump

Trump is not one to stand by and not try every possible legal option to get the job done—and that includes shaking up the team.

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

About That Painting of Rashida Tlaib With Keffiyeh Next to the Capitol Building – Israellycool

You’ve probably seen this photo already a number of times: Rep. Rashida Tlaib posing with terror-supporting antisemite Abbas Hamideh, with the latter holding up a painting of her wearing a keffiyeh, next to the Capitol building.

News | Antisemitism Watch

WATCH: Rashida Tlaib’s Terrorist & Antisemite Connections – Israellycool

The title of this post is not click-bait. The Israel Advocacy Movement has looked at some of Tlaib’s closest colleagues, employees and friends, and the results are disturbing to say the least.

News | The News

Mike Lee Uses Velociraptors, Tauntauns And Aquaman To Dismantle The Green New Deal

'A token of elite tribal identity'

Politics | Hamas, Gaza & The West Bank

Rashida Tlaib Lies About Her Grandmother So She Can Blame Israel

Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich).. Photo: Screenshot. JNS.org – Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) has a lot of “firsts” to her credit. …

News | Standing With Israel

New Group Seeks to Bolster Support for Israel in US Congress

A new organization has been established with the goal of bolstering support for Israel in the US Congress — a task that has received greater impetus following the election last November of several representatives with unsympathetic views toward the Jewish state.

Politics | Other Politics

Trump Vows Veto After Congress Blocks His Order To Build Border Wall

The resolution to terminate the president's national emergency declaration sets up the likely first veto confrontation between Congress and the White House since President Trump took office.

News | News

California college to vote on ending Israel study program, with support from Rep. Tlaib

A California college’s council is pushing forward with a vote to end its study abroad program with an Israeli university -- a push that has picked up the support of freshman Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

WATCH: Ocasio-Cortez Tries To Grill Wells Fargo's CEO. He Destroys Her.

Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) tried to grill Wells Fargo CEO Timothy Sloan during a House Financial Services Committee Hearing on Tuesday and ended up getting embarrassed.

Politics | Trump

JAW DROPPING VIDEO: Radical Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar Says Trump Isn't Human

Guest post by Bright Start News Just a few days ago, Democrat Rep Ilhan Omar found herself in hot water for attacking former President Obama as a “Pretty face” who got away with murder. Before that she tweeted out several anti-Semitic canards.

Politics | Op-Ed

Why The Democrats’ 'For the People Act' Is an Unconstitutional, Authoritarian Power Grab | National Review

The Republican-controlled Senate will almost certainly block Democrats' election-reform bill from becoming law.

Politics | POLITICS

Democrats’ refusal to call out Ilhan Omar’s anti-semitism is just appalling

It’s really not hard to get to the bottom of this: When you say that Jews have magical hypnotic powers to control other people, you’re an anti-Semite. When you say Jews control other people through…

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

American Islamic Forum for Democracy President: Remove Ilhan Omar From Foreign Affairs Committee

The president of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy admonished freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar Wednesday morning and blasted Democrats for not doing enough to combat anti-Semitism.

Politics | Leftist Lunacy

‘What. On. Earth.’ Congressional Black Caucus members just attacked our democracy to protect Ilhan Omar – twitchy.

After basically rendering House Dems’ resolution condemning anti-Semitism even more useless than it already was, the Congressional Black Caucus is now physically protecting Rep. Ilhan Omar from ever being accountable for her bigotry:

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

'Can't make this up': Here's where House Dems are reportedly at with that resolution condemning anti-Semitism; UPDATED

"Another clarifying moment for some folks who are slow on the uptake."

News | The News

Why House Democrats’ Anti-Anti-Semitism Resolution Is A Sham

Tomorrow, House Democratic leaders will bring to the floor a purely symbolic and toothless resolution condemning anti-Semitism.

Politics | POLITICS

Omar and AOC Don’t Get To Get To Define Anti-Semitism

Ilhan Omar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez need to stop telling Jews what is and isn't anti-Semitic.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Yes, We Have To Keep Calling Out Ilhan Omar’s Anti-Semitism. This is why.

As reported by The Daily Wire's Ryan Saavedra, freshman congresswoman Rep.

Politics | Politics

House Democrats drafting resolution on anti-Semitism after fresh Omar comments

Unclear whether measure will specifically address latest remarks by controversial freshman lawmaker suggesting Israel supporters have dual loyalties

Politics | POLITICS

What Sen. Paul’s decision to oppose Trump’s national emergency declaration means

The decision by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) to vote in favor of blocking President Trump’s national emergency declaration for the border sets two things in motion on Capitol Hill:

Politics | POLITICS

Omar Doubles Down On Anti-Semitism, Accuses Jewish Congresswoman Of Wanting Her To Have Dual Loyalty To Israel | Daily W

Embattled Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) ignited another firestorm on Sunday when she made anti-Semitic comments to a Jewish member of Congress, accusing the congresswoman of wanting her to have dual loyalties to Israel.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Ilhan Omar represents Hamas in Congress? Laurie Cardoza-Moore makes claim

"We need to act now before this blows up in our faces,” Cardoza-Moore said in a statement.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

WATCH: Ilhan Omar Makes Most Blatant Anti-Semitic Remarks Of Her Career | Daily Wire

Omar — who is a well-documented anti-Semite — was flanked by fellow far-left Democrat Reps. Rashida Tlaib (MI) and Pramila Jayapal (WA) during the event at a Busboys and Poets restaurant.

News | The News

Cohen Vows To Be ‘Truthful’ To Congress, Ends Up Getting Referred To State Dept. For Lying | Daily Wire

Donald Trump's former personal lawyer — who was sentenced to three years in prison in December for, among a long list of things, lying to Congress — has filled up the headlines this week with his big testimony in front of the House Oversight Committee

News | Antisemitism Watch

Ilhan Omar Accuses Israel Hawks of ‘Allegiance to a Foreign Country’

After skirting around anti-Semitism a few weeks ago, Omar goes all in.

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

AOC 'living wage' rules allow her staff to dodge financial disclosure laws

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’ decision to cap her office salaries at $80,000 will let her chief of staff and senior employees avoid public transparency laws that would require them to reveal outside income, gifts, and stock trading activity.

News | The News

Ilhan Omar's District Is 'Terrorist Recruitment Capital Of The US,' Report Says

Minnesota's 5th Congressional District, represented by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D), is the terrorist recruitment capitol of the United States, according to FBI statistics.

News | The News

Omar Criticizes Cold War Policy To Distract From Venezuela Atrocities

Apparently, Rep. Ilhan Omar tolerates large-scale abuses when they are committed by a far-left thug propped up by Russia, China, and Cuba.

News | News

Tax-paid Hill Pensions Would End Under Scott, Braun Bill

WASHINGTON—Generous tax-funded pensions for members of Congress would be abolished under a proposal introduced in the Senate on ...

Politics | Leftists & Antisemitism

MN Jewish leaders talked with Ilhan Omar about anti-Semitism last year. Why they remain frustrated.

Ilhan Omar has been talked to about this before.

Politics | POLITICS

Apology Unaccepted: Ilhan Omar Is Not Really Sorry For Her Anti-Semitic Remarks

Ilhan Omar’s second apology in as many months for making anti-Semitic remarks is not genuine, and accepting shallow contrition empowers bigotry.

Politics | Liberal Hypocrisy

Report: Tlaib Once Wrote Op-Ed for Anti-Semitic Farrakhan Outlet | National Review

Rep. Rashida Tlaib reportedly wrote a 2006 op-ed for Louis Farrakhan’s digital publication Final Call, which routinely publishes anti-Semitic content.

News | Fun With Islam

Breaking: Ilhan Omar to Speak Alongside Charity Official who Praised Killing of Jews

Despite battling accusations of anti-Semitism, Representative Ilhan Omar (D-Minn) is due to speak this month at a fundraising event alongside a senior charity official who has published social media posts praising the killing of Jews. Islamic Relief USA

Politics | POLITICS

Bipartisan Condemnation Erupts Over Ilhan Omar's Anti-Semitism

On Sunday, after Rep.

Politics | Interesting Links

Ocasio-Cortez Hearing Goes Viral. Here's What The Video Didn't Show.

Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and her minions in the media clipped a 5-minute video of a House Oversight and Reform Committee on Wednesday which quickly went viral — but excluded a follow-up response that put a damper on Ocasio-Cortez&#

Politics | Op-Ed

Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib Should Be Sanctioned — History Demands It

Executive director of the Palestine Right to Return Coalition Abbas Hamideh poses with Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) at a swearing-in …

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

WATCH: Trump Urges Fight Against Child Sex Trafficking; Watch How Ocasio-Cortez Responds

Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez begrudgingly stood during President Donald Trump's State of the Union address as he called for action to end to sex trafficking.

News | Antisemitism Watch

WATCH: Ilhan Omar Runs From CNN When Asked About Her Anti-Semitism

Anti-Semitic Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) ran from CNN on Tuesday when the network pressed her over her support for anti-Semitic Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaigns against Israel.

Politics | From CNN

Trump's State of the Union address promises epic political drama - CNNPolitics

President Donald Trump's annual State of the Union address is poised to deliver the kind of irresistible prime-time drama that its sporting equivalent, a snoozer Super Bowl, lacked.

News | Antisemitism Watch

Latest Ilhan Omar Interview Adds Weight To Charges She’s Anti-Jew

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) revealed both an astonishing ignorance about American foreign policy and renewed questions about her anti-Semitism.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

House Democrats Defend Tlaib, Omar Amid Anti-Semitic Accusations

House Democratic Caucus chairman Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) sidestepped the anti-Semitic and anti-Israel issues revolving around the congresswomen at issue: “I’ve found those two new freshmen members to be thoughtful colleagues on a wide variety of issu

Politics | Malfeasance

Rep. Omar Called for Lighter Sentence for Men Who Tried to Join ISIS

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) called for a more lenient sentence for nine Somalian men in Minnesota who were convicted of attempting to join...

News | The News

Nets Ignore Dem Forced to Step Down, Accused of Mishandling Rape Accusation

In the latest example of the liberal broadcast networks burying the scandals Democratic politicians, ABC, CBS, and NBC ran away at full speed from Texas Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, who was forced to step down from key posts Wednesday following accus

Politics | Malfeasance

Ilhan Omar Smears Covington Catholic Boys, Defends Hate Group That Attacked Them

Far-left Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) smeared the boys from Covington Catholic High School on Tuesday night, making false claims about the incident that happened over the weekend as she also defended a designated hate group's attack on the boys.

Miscellaneous | Interesting

Cutting Government Waste Could Provide Border Wall Funding, Meadows Says

Rep. Mark Meadows, R-NC, floated a compromise solution on Jan. 15 to end the nearly one-month long partial government shutdown hinging on a funding impasse for a barrier wall on the U.S. southern border.

History | History

Ilhan Omar and the Myth of Jewish Hypnosis

A conspiracy theory with ancient roots and a bloody history.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Dem Rep Doesn't Know How Jewish Americans Could Be Offended By Her Anti-Semitism

Far-left Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) said on Thursday that she did not understand why Jewish Americans would find her anti-Semitic comments to be offensive.

News | Israel/Jewish Community

WATCH: Democrat Rep Defends Past Anti-Semitic Statement On Exposing 'Evil Doings' Of Israel

Far-left Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) defended a past anti-Semitic remark she made on Twitter in an interview with PBS on Tuesday, saying those were "the only words I could think about expressing at that moment."

Politics | Op-Ed

Is Rashida Tlaib Guilty of Bigotry?

To single out only the "Jew among nations," and not the dozens of far more serious violators of human rights is bigotry pure and simple, and those who support BDS only against Israel are guilty of bigotry. What is unacceptable is discriminatory actions,

News | News

First Muslim Women in US Congress Misled Voters About Views on Israel

"Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel." — Ilhan Omar, in a tweet, November 2012. "When a politician singles out Jewish allies as 'evil,' but ignores every brutal theocratic regime in th

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Activist Who Said Israel Is a ‘Terrorist Entity’ Attends Tlaib Swearing-In, Private Dinner

Congresswoman-elect Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.). Photo: Screenshot. JNS.org – Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) met over the weekend with Abbas Hamideh, a Palestinian …

Politics | Politics

Exasperated Democrats try to rein in Ocasio-Cortez

The effort is part carrot, part stick. But it's far from clear the anti-establishment political novice can be made to play ball.

History | History

The First Actual Palestinian-American in Congress (and He Was Jewish)

Did you know that there was a Palestinian-American in the House long before anyone else, who was in fact the only one who was actually a citizen of “Palestine,” and who had a Palestinian passport? And that he was Jewish?

Politics | Politics

Brazen Support for BDS: A Troubling First in the New Congress | Jewish & Israel News Algemeiner.com

Last week, new members of the US Congress were sworn in. While there were a few “firsts” to be celebrated,...

Politics | Politics

'Bark bark ... anybody?' Dem Rep. Rashida Tlaib blows anti-Semitic dog whistle — but where are media guardians of truth?

Bueller? Bueller?

News | Israel/Jewish Community

Dem Rashida Tlaib Unleashes Anti-Semitic Slur Against Congressional Colleagues, Says They Have Dual Loyalties

Freshman Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) is creating fresh controversy in her second week in he House of Representatives, but this time, it's over a shocking, anti-Semitic slur leveled at her Congressional colleagues over their support

Politics | Politics

Ilhan Omar says she's the first refugee in Congress, but forgot these Jews

Seffi Kogen, the Global Director of Young Leadership for the American Jewish Committee, counts at least four other lawmakers who in their lifetimes had refugee status, and two of them are Jewish.

News | The News

Amash Fact Checks Ilhan Omar's Claims of 'Historic' Progress

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D.) incorrectly attributed historic firsts to the 116th Congress during its first day in session, as pointed out by Rep. Justin Amash (R.).

News | News

New Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib’s First Order of Business: Wiping Israel off the Map

Rabid Israel-hater Rashida Tlaib was yesterday sworn in as the first-ever palestinian American woman in Congress. And she had an important matter to address.

News | The News

Rashida Tlaib calls Trump an expletive during pitch to impeach

Fresh-faced U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib wasted no time in calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump just hours after being sworn in.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

WATCH: Pelosi Gets Confused On Hot Mic During First Speech To Congress | Daily Wire

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) got confused during her first speech to Congress as House Speaker on Thursday, admitting that she may have skipped over pages of her prepared remarks and she wasn't sure what happened.

Politics | Media Bias

New York Times whitewashes anti-Semitism of House Democrat Ilhan Omar

In a glowing profile of representative-elect Ilhan Omar, the New York Times portrays her critics as merely scared of somebody different, all the while glossing over her misrepresentation of her position on Israel and record of unapologetically peddling an

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

WATCH: Ocasio-Cortez Has No Idea What The 3 Branches Of Government Are | Daily Wire

Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez revealed this weekend that she has no idea what the three branches of the U.S. government are during a conference call with prospective far-left political candidates.

News | News

Midterm Election Wins Bolster Trump’s Mandate

President Donald Trump celebrated the midterm elections as a “tremendous success” for his administration after Republicans expanded their majority in the Senate, maintained an edge in governorships, and handed control of the House to the Democ

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Ocasio-Cortez calls question about how to pay for Medicare for all ‘puzzling’

Liberal New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says it is “puzzling” to figure out a strategy to fund Medicare for all, despite touting the socialist-like health care plan championed by the far left throughout her campaign.

News | News

Declassification Would Refute Pretext of Russia Probe, Lawmaker Says

Congressmen have viewed classified documents containing exculpatory evidence that undermines the pretext of the investigation of alleged ties between the Trump campaign and Russia, according to Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-Texas). The FBI began a counterintelli

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

Ocasio-Cortez is asked for her ‘plan’ for Congress – her answer is a word salad mess

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared on MSNBC in the wake of the stunning news about Brett Kavanaugh heading towards confirmation, and gave a jumbled bizarre word salad of an answer for an important question.

History | The Constitution

US House Approves Measure Against Non-Citizen Voting

H.R. 1071 passed, saying that "allowing illegal immigrants the right to vote devalues the franchise and diminishes the voting power of U.S. citizens."

Politics | Op-Ed

HIRSCHAUER: Maybe Senator Hirono Should Take Her Own Advice

With characteristic grace and restraint, Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) responded Monday to the accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh by claiming that “men in this

Politics | Politics

Cory Booker gets George Costanza 'bad boy' lampooning for 'Spartacus' claim - Washington Times

Sen. Cory Booker's attempt to liken himself to Kirk Douglas' "Spartacus" has turned into a comedic goldmine for Republicans and conservatives.

Politics | Politics

Rep. Billy Long Uses Auctioneering Skills to Drown Out Protester at Hearing With Twitter CEO

"We're selling the cell phone there!" Even the chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee noted that Rep. Billy Long's impromptu performance would be a hit on Twitter — and it was

Politics | POLITICS

Ben Sasse Conducts a Two-Minute Master Class in American Civics | National Review

Good for Senator Sasse to remind us all of the Supreme Court’s proper place.

Politics | The Hall of Idiots

WATCH: Supercut Of Ocasio-Cortez's Most 'Flaky' Comments | Daily Wire

The folks over at The Washington Free Beacon decided to have some fun at the expense of "the future" of the Democratic Party, the openly socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, by compiling for posterity a

Politics | Illegal Immigration

Democrats seeking to abolish ICE announce they will vote against their own bill

The trio of House Democrats who on Thursday introduced legislation to abolish the embattled U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency now say they will vote against their bill.

Business & Finance | Economics

Congress eyes truck driver shortage solution | Fox Business

The DRIVE-Safe Act would open cross-state truck driving positions to 18-year-olds.

News | News

Why Is a Study of Palestinian School Books Being Kept Secret from the US Congress?

Why does the US State Department continue to block the publication of the congressional investigation of Palestinian textbooks taught in...

Politics | BDS

Congress Advances Law to Protect US Businesses from BDS Pressure

The move was warmly welcomed by a coalition of pro-Israel organizations.

News | News

Democratic Support Far From Guaranteed in Congressional Battle to Support Israel's Right to Self Defense

Democratic support for Israel's defense remains in question.

News | News

American Lawmakers Push for Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan

JNS.org – An American plan to bring the US closer to recognizing the Golan Heights was laid out last week for...

News | NEWS

How The Congressional Baseball Shooting Didn't Become The Deadliest Political Assassination In American History

You don't know the whole story of how close we came to one of the deadliest political shootings in US history last year.

Politics | Politics

Ryan to retire as Speaker in January

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) is retiring at the end of this Congress, ending his speakership a little more than three years after it began.

Politics | Politics

Day 2 of Mark Zuckerberg’s Testimony: What to Watch For - The New York Times

Mr. Zuckerberg will testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in his second and final day of congressional testimony over Facebook’s handling of user data.

Politics | Politics

Aging senators ask 'Mr. Zuckerberg' for tech support in hilarious Senate hearing meme

The internet roasted clueless lawmakers during Mark Zuckerberg's Senate hearing.

News | News

Mark Zuckerberg Answers to Congress For Facebook's Troubles | WIRED

Tensions around Facebook's privacy and ad practices have escalated dramatically since the last time the company sat before Congress.

Music | Music

Congress Is Making Headway on a Bill to Modernize How Musicians Are Paid

But they should slow down so musicians can point out the many flaws in fine print

Politics | Other Politics

California Democratic Party declines to endorse Dianne Feinstein for re-election

The rebuke of Dianne Feinstein by party delegates comes even though the 25-year incumbent has led polls by wide margins.

Politics | Politics

Senate Rejects Bipartisan Immigration Plan

The measure would have severely limited chain migration, ended the visa lottery, funded the border wall and resolved the fate of the Dreamers.

Miscellaneous | Miscellaneous

Congress let CHIP’s funding expire 102 days ago, and it’s a national disgrace - Vox

It would cost $800 million to extend kids’ health insurance. That’s 0.1 percent of the price of the tax overhaul.

Politics | Politics

Vote explainer: Can Republicans still pass the bill if senators are absent?

Senate Republicans are working to shore up enough votes within their caucus to pass tax reform next week, even in the unlikely but possible scenario that two Republican senators are absent for the big vote.

Politics | POLITICS

GOP reeling after healthcare collapse  | TheHill

Republicans offered competing ideas for what to do next on healthcare Monday night, now that the current ObamaCare replacement effort has fallen apart

Politics | Politics

Inside the failed secret mission to save the filibuster

A group of senators secretly tried to negotiate an end to the Senate's decade-long judicial wars. But distrust ran too deep.

Politics | From CNN

Trump's very bad day: FBI investigating Russia links as White House repeats wiretap claim - CNNPolitics.com

Trump's wiretapping accusation hits its climax at FBI Director Comey's hearing. And the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch starts.

Politics | Politics

Dispense Contraception or Pay U.S. $1000

A few days ago, I described a pending House bill that would gut the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.   Now, I find out that my a bunch of Democrat U.S. Senators have introduced a bill that would require pharmacists to dispense contraception–even if v

Politics | Politics

House passes bill that could limit Syrian refugees - CNNPolitics.com

The House easily passed a bill Thursday that would suspend the program allowing Syrian and Iraqi refugees into the U.S. until key national security agencies certify they don't pose a security risk.

Politics | Politics

Dennis Prager: Speaker Of The House? | AllAccess.com

With House Republicans in disarray trying to come up with a suitable candidate for Speaker of the House to replace the retiring JOHN BOEHNER, a caller's suggestion has SALEM RADIO NETWORK host DENNIS PRAGER thinking that perhaps he could be the chosen one

Politics | From the HuffPost

Boehner's Golden Opportunity | Chris Weigant

Boehner has already nominated himself as the Republican Party's sacrificial lamb. But on his way out, he could also be a very effective scapegoat, thus sparing both his party and the country at large a whole lot of needless drama and economic instability

Politics | Politics

Congress should step up to block the terrible Iran agreement - by Joe Lieberman

Sen. Charles Schumer announced his opposition to the Iran deal; others should follow his lead.

Politics | Op-Ed

Alan Dershowitz: Democrats' Boycott of Netanyahu 'Appalling, Irresponsible'

Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz has slammed Democrats for planning to boycott a controversial speech by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu next week to Congress.

Politics | Op-Ed

Alan M. Dershowitz: The Appalling Talk of Boycotting Netanyahu - WSJ

In The Wall Street Journal, Alan M. Dershowitz writes that Congress has every right, and even an obligation, to hear the Israeli leader speak about the Iranian threat.

News | News

Boehner invites Netanyahu to speak to Congress next month

The day after President Obama's State of the Union address, House Speaker John Boehner has invited Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak to Congress in February. Netanyahu’s Feb. 11 speech will be his third address before Congress. “You m

Politics | Politics

Republicans Take Control - Fox News

REPUBLICANS TAKE CONTROL OF THE SENATE — Voters deal a major blow to President Obama's agenda in his final two years in office as Republicans gain control of the Senate and increase their majority in the House.

Politics | Politics

Midterm election rides wave of anger at incumbents - LA Times

The costliest midterm election in history draws to a bitter close with control of the Senate tilting toward Republicans even as governors, in red and blue states alike, face a well of anti-incumbent anger from New England to the Rocky Mountains.

Politics | Politics

Constitution Check: Will the Supreme Court reinforce majority rule in Congress? - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at a challenge that will attempt to persuade the Supreme Court to finally rule on the constitutionality of Senate filibusters.

Politics | Politics

Party of the rich: In Congress, it's the Democrats - Yahoo News

From Yahoo News: WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are the party of the rich, right? It's a label that has stuck for decades, and you're hearing it again as Democrats complain about GOP support for tax breaks that benefit corporations and wealthy individual

Politics | Politics

Just 63% Know Which Parties Control the House and Senate - Rasmussen Reports™

Rasmussen Reports - The best place to look for polls that are spot on

News | News

Senator Cory Booker comes out unequivocally on the side of Israel

Corey Booker delivers a devastating critique of Hamas.

Politics | Politics

Eric Cantor says goodbye as House majority leader

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, shockingly defeated for renomination in Virginia, gave his final address as the No. 2 GOP leader.

Politics | Other Politics

In Texas, Obama Sets Stage To Answer 'Do-Nothing' Congress

President Obama knows he's unlikely to get support from Texas' predominantly Republican congressional delegation, but being rebuffed will make it easier for him to shift blame to the GOP.

Politics | Politics

Waves of immigrant minors present crisis for Obama, Congress

By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of children unaccompanied by parents or relatives are flooding across the southern U.S. border illegally, forcing the Obama administration and Congress to grapple with both a humanitarian crisis an

Politics | Polls

Poll: Nearly 6-in-10 Want Every Member of Congress Replaced

A new national poll has found that an all-time high of 57% of Americans would vote to throw out every member of Congress if given the option in the 2014 elections.